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A walk down the Kingsway Camp

BY MADHUSREE CHATTERJEE, IANS
NEW DELHI: One hundred years ago, India - which was a colony of the British empire - spent nearly one million pounds sterling to host King George V at the coronation durbar at Kingsway Camp in the capital Dec 12.

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90 die of suffocation in Kolkata hospital fire

KOLKATA:   Ninety people, most of them patients in sleep, were on Friday choked to death in a major fire suspected to have been caused by inflammable material stored in the basement of a multi-speciality private hospital here in the wee hours.

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Krishna moves HC for quashing of FIR

BANGALORE: A day after he was booked by the Lokayukta police, the External Affairs Minister, Mr S M Krishna on Friday filed petition in the Karnataka High Court seeking quashing of the private complaint accusing him of facilitating illegal mining during his chief ministership.

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Lokpal report tabled in Parliament

NEW DELHI: The much-awaited report on Lokpal bill was tabled in Parliament Friday, recommending constitutional status for the ombudsman but leaving undecided the issue of the Prime Minister’s inclusion in its purview.

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Govt has no intention of interfering with social media: Sibal

NEW DELHI: After the furore over his statement on content monitoring on Internet, the Union Telecom Minister, Mr Kapil Sibal today said the government has no intention of "interfering" with the social media, nor does its plan to evolve guidelines amounting to restriction or regulation.

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Sehwag smashes 219 for highest ODI score

INDORE:  Swashbuckling opener Virender Sehwag smashed a world record 219 to become only the second batsman after Sachin Tendulkar to reach the 200-run landmark in ODIs as India posted their highest one-day total of 418 for five in the fourth match against the West Indies here on Thursday.

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Swamy to depose against Chidambaram in 2G scam

NEW DELHI: In a move that could cause more trouble for Mr P Chidambaram, a special CBI court on Thursday allowed Janata Party leader, Mr Subramanian Swamy to again depose before it as a witness to prove his claim of the Home Minister’s alleged complicity in the spectrum scam.

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